Found January 04, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
According to a report on Tuesday from 95.7 The Game’s Chris Townsend, Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Chuck Bresnahan and assistant coaches Greg Biekert, Rod Woodson and Kevin Ross have been fired.
Raiders Insider Paul Gutierrez has indicated no personnel decisions were made by the Raiders as of late Tuesday night.
Either Townsend’s sources failed him, or the Raiders are denying the report because a final decision hasn’t been made yet. We’ll just have to wait and see what happens at this point.
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